About Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash is consistently ranked amongst the best music schools in Australia and attracts students and visiting staff from all over the world.

Announcing the launch of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music 50th Anniversary Scholarship Program…

The School offers a wide-ranging undergraduate program and a variety of honours and postgraduate degrees in performance, composition, musicology and ethnomusicology.

Find out about our Bachelor of Music, and about studying a music major

With modern facilities, unique archival collections, scholarship opportunities and a reputation for supervision excellence, the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music is home to a vibrant, nurturing and productive teaching and research environment. 

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music is also committed to ensuring our students are exposed to a diverse and challenging range of learning experiences including international study programs to Prato and New York and a career in music after the completion of study at Monash.

Particular strengths of the School include classical, jazz and popular music studies, musicology, ethnomusicology, and contemporary composition. The School encourages and promotes diversity and integration of traditional,  multi-cultural and contemporary styles of music performance, and also boasts some of the leading teachers of classical and jazz instrumental and vocal performance in the country.

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